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Number: 1720
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Algeria, Algiers, Oran,
Year of Origin: 1876
Title: CARTE GEOLOGIQUE PROVISOIRE des Provinces d'Alger et d'Oran
Sub-Title: Carte De L Algerie dressee au Depot de la Guerre
Language: French
Publish Origin: Algiers
Height: 95.0
Width: 129.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Large
Scale: 1 : 800,000
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Pouyanne
A. Pomel
Publisher: Albert Grevy
Aldolphe Jourdan
Other Contributors: Rocard
Northernmost Latitude: 37.0
Southernmost Latitude: 30.3
Westernmost Longitude: -2.0
Easternmost Longitude: 9.0
Measurement Notes: modern Greenwich prime (rounded to nearest degree) estimated from Oran as 3 degree difference from prime used on map.
Notes: Aquila; There are two dates engraved on this map, 1876 and 1881; This is the 1st Edition of the earliest general geological map of Algeria (see map #1721 for the 2nd Edition c. 1889); chromolithograph segmented on linen in 4 separate parts to equal one bordered whole; scale printed on map; Height andWidth are measured by all 4 parts combined.;
Last updated: Apr 18, 2009